Blessed Mariana of Jesus

1940's Italian holy card of Blessed Mariana, artist unknownAlso known as

  • Lily of Madrid
  • Mariana Navarra de Guevara
  • Mary Ann of Jesus Navarro

Memorial

Profile

Known as a pious youth. At age 23 she turned down a marriage proposal and instead became a Discalced Mercedarian nun at Madrid, Spain. Noted for her life of penance, devotion to the Eucharist, and intense prayer life. Ordered by her superiors to write her spiritual biography.

Born

Died

Beatified

Patronage

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Mariana of Jesus“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 April 2012. Web. 27 May 2015. <>